TOP PICK OF THE WEEK & STOCKING STUFFER: Divina Fig Spreads

If you’ve never had a deliciously ripe fig (photo #6), you’re missing out. A superfood rich in fiber, iron, manganese, potassium, and plant calcium*, figs can be enjoyed in many ways (and have medical uses as well). Figs have been a mainstay in the Mediterranean since ancient times. They were a significant part of the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Serve Fresh Figs

It doesn’t get simpler than this: halved ripe cheese topped with a bit of blue cheese or chèvre. Photo courtesy Castello USA.   We were surprised not too long ago when a friend mentioned she liked figs, but had only eaten figs in their dried form. Why, we asked, since they are easily available? “I…
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